An emerging form of journalism, which combines different forms of journalism, such as print, photographic and video, into one piece or group of pieces. [[Convergence Journalism]] can be found in the likes of CNN and many other news sites. ''The Washington Post'' has a notable amount of such.
In the 1920s, as modern journalism was just taking form, writer [[Walter Lippmann]] and American philosopher [[John Dewey]] debated over the role of journalism in a [[democracy]]. Their differing philosophies still characterize a debate about the role of journalism in society and the nation-state.